USS Carpellotti (DE-548)
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For other ships with the same name, see USS Carpellotti.
|Namesake:||Private First Class Louis J. Carpellotti (1918-1942), a U.S. Marine Corps Silver Star recipient|
|Builder:||Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts (proposed)|
|Fate:||Construction contract cancelled 1944|
|Class and type:||John C. Butler-class destroyer escort|
|Length:||306 ft (93 m)|
|Beam:||36 ft 8 in (11 m)|
|Draft:||9 ft 5 in (3 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 boilers, 2 geared turbine engines, 12,000 shp; 2 propellers|
|Speed:||24 knots (44 km/h)|
|Range:||6,000 nmi. (12,000 km) @ 12 kt|
|Complement:||14 officers, 201 enlisted|
The name Carpellotti was reassigned to the destroyer escort USS Carpellotti (DE-720), which was converted during construction into the fast transport USS Carpellotti (APD-136).
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Navsource Naval History: Photographic History of the U.S. Navy: Destroyer Escorts, Frigates, Littoral Warfare Vessels